Westport, ON Real Estate News

By Susan Emo, Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area
45 Main Street, Westport Ontario, situated on Upper Rideau Lake, part of The Rideau Canal Waterway. This Handsome Home Has Been Completely Restored, Renovated, Extended And Much Care Has Been Given To Retain It`s Original Integrity.  Built In 1867, Foley House Sits On 126` Of Prime Waterfront On Upper Rideau Lake And Was A Frequent Stop-Over For The Likes Of John A. Macdonald And Darcy Mcgee, It Is Believed That The Articles Of Confederation Were Written Here.  With Unparalleled Views, It Provides 5+2 Bedrooms, Magnificent 35' x 27' Seamless Gourmet Kitchen With Pizza Oven And High-end B/I Appliances - you could live in this area alone!  Bathrooms You Dream Of, A Master Suite Filled With Light And Love, A Cozy Library, 2 Offices, A Wine Cellar And Tasting Room Fit For A Sommelier And A ...
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By Susan Emo, Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area
Foley House in Westport is once again for sale - only the 3rd time since 1867 ! The Foley House is a grand Victorian era house built in 1867, the year of Canadian Confederation, for Declan Finbar Foley.  Six generations of Declan Foley's descendants enjoyed the well-built home, made three bricks thick and of the best available materials situated at the high water point of the Rideau Canal. Many prominent guests visited Foley House:  Sir John A Macdonald being one of the most famous.  He is reported by Foley descendants to have stayed with his friend Declan Foley during his many trips between Ottawa and Kingston. "Thomas D'Arcy McGee  was one of the fathers of Canadian confederation. In 1866, within feet of the site of the Foley House, he is reported to have given an impassioned soap box...
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